Popular Group Just Played Its Last Show *Ever* in Minnesota
They've been making music for over 10 years now, but this hugely popular group likely just played its last show...ever... in Minnesota this week.
The Great Minnesota Get-Together has hosted a TON of incredible artists during its Grandstand Series over the years. But something happened during the Fair's 2022 run that might just be a first at the State Fair: the last concert of the popular country group, Florida Georgia Line.
Florida Georgia Line (FGL as they're known by their fans) is a group that is made up of Brian Kelly and Tyler Hubbard. And, since they had their first hit back over 10 years ago, they've become one of the most popular country groups around, as their website notes:
Amassing the best-selling digital Country single of all time (SoundScan) with 11X-PLATINUM breakout “Cruise,” GRAMMY-nominated duo Florida Georgia Line have been making history since 2012. As the first Country act to achieve RIAA’s DIAMOND certification (10 million copies sold) and holding the longest reign on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart (50 straight weeks) with 8X PLATINUM, #1 “Meant to Be” with Bebe Rexha, the global superstars have tallied 9.3+ billion streams, exceeded 33.6 million track downloads, sold more than 4.6 million albums worldwide, and scored 16 #1 singles.
However, FGL announced back in 2021 that the group was going to put things on hold for awhile while the guys pursued various solo projects. Is the group breaking up? Well, it seems like it-- but FGL says it's more accurate to say they're 'taking a break,' as this CountryNow story noted.
FGL did book 12 tour dates for 2022, one of which was in our neck of the woods, back at Country Fest in Cadott, WI, earlier this summer. But a quick check of the FGL website Tour section notes that the only date left on their 2022 schedule is this week at the Minnesota State Fair.
Specifically, FGL took the grandstand at the Great Minnesota Get-Together Wednesday, August 31st. Bailey Zimmerman was their special guest in what appears to be their last show... ever. Well, at least for right now, anyway.
While the group appears to not have any other dates planned right now, I'm guessing we'll see a new project and possibly tour from the guys, sometime down the road. But for right now, your last chance to see FGL is right here in the Land of 10,000 Lakes. They explained more about their decision in the video they posted to their social pages back in early 2021.
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